As the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos get ready for their big playoff game Saturday, there are plenty of opinions about how the teams and cities compare. But in one competition -- based on books -- Baltimore wins hands down.
Dr. James Roncie Duke, a retired ophthalmologist and Johns Hopkins pathologist who was a collector of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's works and lived in the novelist's Baltimore home, died of dementia complications Oct. 11 in Bolton Hill. He was 88.
William Boulton "Bo" Kelly Jr., the noted Baltimore architect, preservationist and raconteur, led the study in the late 1970s, of the Washington Monument, the first civic monument erected to the nation's first president, and perhaps the most emblematic symbol of the city.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
The year Doris Russell swam in her first meet, Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his first term as president and F. Scott Fitzgerald published "Tender is the Night." Seventy-seven years later, the long-time Ellicott City resident is not only still swimming regularly, she's still breaking records.